Welcome! This site is full of free origami instructions and ideas based on the art of Japanese paper folding.
This site is also all about taking your origami to the next level: You've folded a beautiful flower, animal, bird, whatever. Now what do you do with it? You'll find lots of ideas on this site! All of them from fellow folding enthusiasts.
All of the photos on this page are clickable links to free instructions or more information.
Browse for more projects in my Project Library. You can browse all the models in my Model Library.
Happy folding! --Barb Hermans
NEW! Upcoming Classes 2022
Classes in Central Wisconsin
Make a Tulip Display
Plainfield Public Library
Saturdays, April 2 and April 9, 2022
This is a 2-part class; attending both is best, but optional. Registration required.
For details and start time, please call the library: 715-335-4523
Or, plan your own
Custom Workshop or Party
Please use the Contact Us link at left. Thanks!
One of My Most Popular Projects is this pull-apart heart card that I found in a delightful book by Charlene Olexiewicz. For complete instructions, click
Peace Crane Bookmark >
This bookmark based on the symbol of peace and good luck is a nice gift to slip in your greeting cards. A favorite teacher or librarian is sure to appreciate one!
Make someone's day with origami! There are many more ideas below and in our Project Library and Model Library.
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Check out this idea: Have everyone make and decorate
their own hat.
Make two and surprise someone with a pop-up card. Go>
How being late for a haircut led to this box and more. Go>
is this pretty paper on a clothesline? Find the answer here.
|Spring has Sprung!
Hot off the
presses are the instructions for
the easy flower from one of our recent workshops.
Sarah and Ben fold cranes while listening to our own original song. You can, too!
This tulip made
from the crane
base is a cinch!
with Six Petals
Ready to move beyond the square? Try this realistic lily that starts with a triangular piece of paper. Go>
Make this easy goldfish. Then make a bunch
and turn them
into a mobile.
Bad Betta in a Bowl
Add plants and rocks, but please don't add water! Go>
Give them a card that stands out
from the rest.
Ways Origami is Extremely Good for You
and kids, seniors, and everyone in between. Go>
Pot O' GoldShortage of rainbows and
leprechauns in your neighborhood? Well, then why not make your
own pot of gold?
Chocolate coins in this origami
box are as good as gold. Go>
goal is your success and enjoyment of the fascinating craft of paper
folding, with an emphasis on creative ideas for using and displaying your completed
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